There are 8 other file types using
the KEY file extension!
.key - iWork Keynote '09 presentation [common]
.key - OS/2 archive key file
.key - ArcView geocoding matching keys
.key - DataCAD custom toolbar file
.key - Keyboard definition file
.key - Licence or encrypted security key
.key - Avira AntiVir Personal license key
.key - BioWare Infinity and Aurora game engine resource file
KEY file extension - Microsoft Windows 7 registry key
What is key file? How to open key files?
File type specification:
key file icon:
The key file extension is used in Windows 7 much like REG format in previous versions of Windows. It is a file that contains registry information.
You can simply add the registry entry with double clicking on the .key file. You can also view and read the content in any text editor.
Be careful when handling registry file, they might contain malicious code or otherwise corrupt your computer. Always be sure to install registry entries from reliable sources.
The default software associated to key file type:
Company or developer:
Windows 7 is the latest version of Microsoft Windows family of operating systems for desktops, notebooks, netbooks, tablets and media centers.
Microsoft distributes Windows 7 in four editions: Windows 7 Starter is designed for netbooks. Windows 7 Home Premium is used in home computers and notebooks. Windows 7 Professional is for business using and Windows 7 Ultimate contains all features from all previous Windows 7 editions and some others.
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Registry Editor is a tool intended for advanced users. It is used to view and change settings in the system registry, which contains information about how your computer runs. Windows refers to this information and updates it when you make changes to your computer, such as installing a new program, creating a user profile, or adding new hardware. Registry Editor lets you view registry folders, files, and the settings for each registry file.
List of software applications associated to the .key file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open key file, edit key file, convert key file, view key file, play key file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting of the key files.
- Open key file
- Save key file
- Edit key file
- Import key file
- Export key file
- Others key file